Caroline Alethia


Ellen Alderton, writing as Caroline Alethia, is a professional writer whose work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, on radio and in web outlets. She has worked as a technical writer for the United Nations, a journalist covering European Union business policy in Brussels, and an executive producer of national, Spanish-language educational radio programs. She has edited numerous international publications and has taught business communications at the college level. Her words have reached audiences on six continents. She lived in Bolivia and was a witness to many of the events described in Plant Teacher.

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La Planta Sagrada
Price: Free! Words: 79,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La planta sagrada se inicia cuando un hippie de Oakland, California, elimina una jeringa de LSD a través de un inodoro previendo una redada policial, y luego sigue su improbable travesía de tres décadas hasta Los Yungas, Bolivia, el cordón umbilical entre los empinados Andes y la extensa Amazonía. La jeringa llega justo a tiempo para afectar la vida de dos norteamericanos que viajaron a La Paz.
Plant Teacher
Price: Free! Words: 76,910. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In 1972, a hippie in California flushes a syringe of LSD down a toilet in anticipation of a police raid. Thirty-five years later, the drug paraphernalia has found its final resting place in Bolivia. There, two young Americans form an unlikely friendship against the backdrop of a country facing dictatorship, and the syringe will shape their destinies more than either could anticipate or desire.

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